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You People

Nikita Lalwani’s magical novel invites us to ponder generosity and human kindness.

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Review of ‘You People’

The incident that gives You People its title occurs on a bus in London. Shan, a line cook at an unassuming neighborhood restaurant called Pizzeria Vesuvio, sees a woman and her young son on the bus. Shan has seen them before, and with each sighting, the boy has looked sicker. Shan fled torture in Sri…

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